Billboard Creates Drinking Water from Air! [Video]

Lima, Peru, and its nearby villages do not have much potable water. Despite humidity at 98%, rainfall is nearly 0%. But by implementing SCIENCE, the University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) in Peru created a BILLBOARD THAT MAKES USABLE WATER. http://utec.edu.pe/utec.html [via Upworthy]

What is Dyslexia? [Video]

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of […]

Defining what “Light” is with Thomas Young’s Double Slit Experiment [Video]

Light is so common that we rarely think about what it really is. But just over two hundred years ago, a groundbreaking experiment answered the question that had occupied physicists for centuries. Is light made up of waves or particles? [1veritasium | Via UD]

What’s Inside: Strike-Anywhere Matches [Science Video]

We break down the science of strike-anywhere matches to see what makes sparks fly. [Wired]

10 Incredible Things That Happen Every Second

By the the time you’ve read this, all 10 of these incredible things will have taken place… multiple times. [AllTime10s]

Where Do Deleted Files Go? [Science Video]

Do, where do you think they go? In the garbage bin? In file heaven? Watch the video to find out! [VSauce]

This Will Blow Your Mind: Exploring Other Dimensions (Fourth and Above!)

Imagine a two-dimensional world — you, your friends, everything is 2D. In his 1884 novella, Edwin Abbott invented this world and called it Flatland. Alex Rosenthal and George Zaidan take the premise of Flatland one dimension further, imploring us to consider how we would see dimensions different from our own and why the exploration just […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. Richard Dawkins: FIGHT! [Video]

Warning: Strong Language. Listen to Richard Dawkins’s hilarious response to criticism from Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Yeah, I know this video is slightly old… but it amuses me to no end. [Via IHC]

Why The World Is Awesome in 60 Facts [Video]

Veritasium, Ze Frank, Vsauce2, Wheezy Waiter, SixtySymbols, Periodic videos, Sorted Food and Head Squeeze, join the Earth Unplugged crew to give you 60 epic facts that show why the world is awesome, just for YouTube Geek Week. For instance, did you know it’s possible to make diamonds from peanut butter? Or that 99% of Earth’s […]

Slow-Mo Non-Newtonian Fluid on a Speaker [Video]

From Youtube Channel Veritasium: Everyone has played with a mixture of corn starch and water (or at least I hope they have). This was one of my favorite experiments as a kid. Your hand slides into the slime easily when moving slowly but the mixture behaves as a solid if you hit it quickly. That […]

10 Reasons To Love Science ft. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Don’t like science? Not a fan of Brainiac Day on Geek Week? Then let world-famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson try and convince you otherwise with these 10 Reasons To Love Science. [AllTime10s]

The Scientific Equivalent of Getting Fus Ro Dah’d [Video]

How much noise (in dB) would you have to generate to actually Fus Ro Dah someone? Thanks to the power of SCIENCE, Youtube Channel Vsauce3 explores that possibility for us. [VSauce3]